About Take Note
Take Note is a podcast and a blog about paying attention and keeping a notebook and occasionally Kong: Skull Island.
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Adam makes a song recommendation that becomes a cultural tidal wave in Ted’s household, and they swap yarns about going for the double cheeseburger, cabin fireplace safety, radical baseball honesty, and more. Spy novelist Mick Herron Field Notes Hatch Print Michael Marra on Spotify BBC Radio 3 (DJ honorific to Sarah Mohr-Pietsch) Robert Burns
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Adam provides a timely addition to the ongoing summer beverage series, we run through some new stationery acquisitions, and Ted revels in a playlist Adam culled from the far reaches of Radio France. Costco Vonbee Honey Citron & Ginger Tea Fourth Pres Church, Chicago Lousy Liner recycle ink and pens craighill.co Kepler pen Main Street Books Davidson DDC Draplin "Surplus Green/Hazard Yellow" Field Notes kameterior notebooks Dapper Notes and Stationery Folk Songs for Fones, playlist by Adam (Spotify) Radio France FIP Traveler’s Notebook inserts Substack Patreon
Adam and Ted get some IRL face time, Ted watches the old Willow with the family, and Adam negotiates with his reptile guy and puts in place a backup plan. We also talk about the new Field Notes edition and Field Notes Kraft Plus edition anvil cards, Houston Field Notes Hatch Show Print edition Huckberry x Draplin Field Notes Take Note Substack newsletter (sign up!)
We tangle with tough questions about social media and how to break unsatisfying cycles. Meanwhile, Ted finds his missing Lamy Safari, Adam enjoys an oversharing pilot who, disturbingly, compares a plane to an old operating system, and Adam tees up a clever Irishman. Fiskars scissors Lamy Safari James Acaster
What’s the proper note-jotting etiquette? Notebook vs. phone? We dig into the etiquette a little further. In whaddya gots, parents must choose whether to display their allegiance, Adam spins a yarn of disrespecting Natalie Merchant via submarine sandwich, has a near-miss medical non-situation, and plans ahead with Baron Fig. Field Notes Harvest edition Natalie Merchant Tigerlily on Spotify Baron Fig planner Sakura Pigma Micron Logan Huntzberger
Prepared with a nearly full set of hex wrenches, Adam takes note of his 10th anniversary of carrying a Field Notes book in his pocket, Ted enjoys a trip to the indie record store, Adam encounters a concerned citizen, a new thrifting strategy. We also take a look at the new Field Notes edition and talk Wilco. Vinal Edge Records Field Notes Hatch Direct from Nashville Blackwing 200 Coffeehouse Edition Blackwing 55 Nakabayashi Logical Prime spiral notebooks Jacques Herbin Shogun Pitchfork Review: Yankee Hotel Foxtrot by Wilco
Ryan Slie joins us and brings some tales from getting to the ballpark, Adam enjoys a special day at the dive bar, we share Sunday rituals and salami slices choices, and we test inks! Riding the high from Adam’s discussion with Keith McLeary, we run through a selection of ink samples and see what lands. Wabash Feed Randomthinks Diamine Inks Anderson Pens
Ezra Klein "How We Look Matters as Much as What We See" Nope Weekday Matinees Field Notes Salt Shed Notebooks Robert Earl Keen "No. 2 Live Dinner" Robert Earl Keen "Picnic" Jody Rosen "White Christmas" "Willie Nelson's Long Encore" One True Podcast "The Trees" by Percival Everett "Oh William!" by Elizabeth Strout "Small Things Like These" by Claire Keegan "Nightcrawling" by Leila Mottley We launched a Patreon.
We chat about toddler hijinx on the road this summer, salty lox conundra, and Adam’s fountain pen phase, while Adam spins up some surprise endings and Ted describes the chaos of notebooking while traveling. We launched a Patreon, so if you’d like to support the show, we’d greatly appreciate and will put everything back into it. Lamy 2000 Field Notes "The Great Lakes" Fancy Chimpanzee from Ryan Slie Nanami Seven Seas Writer French Truck Coffee The Good War by Studs Terkel Knots and Crosses by Ian Rankin Rules of Civility by Amor Towles The Trees by Percival Everett
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